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Elmo W. Olinger

July 26, 1912 April 10, 2010
Elmo W. Olinger
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Elmo Ward Olinger, age 97 of Oakland, passed away at 6:05 P.M, Saturday, April 10, 2010 at Charleston Rehab and Healthcare Center in Charleston. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M., Wednesday, April 14th at the Oakland Cemetery in Oakland. Elmo was born July 26, 1912 in Arcola, Illinois, the son of Walter Olinger and Lily (Jordan) Olinger Sheehan. He married Rose M. Kleiss on August 16, 1942 in Arcola, Illinois. Survivors include one daughter, Nova Hunt and her husband Jim of Oakland, Two sons, John Olinger of Oakland and Steve Olinger of Nisland, South Dakota, seventeen grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, a son Walter (Buck) Olinger, four brothers, three sisters and one great grandchild. Elmo enjoyed fishing, hunting and loved to travel. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Oakland Senior Center.
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